Archive for November, 2011

Nov. 14: Webster Hosts Uzbek Physics Scholar Nigora Turaeva

Nov. 14: Webster Hosts Uzbek Physics Scholar Nigora Turaeva

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Provost Julian Schuster and the Office of Academic Affairs are pleased to host Dr. Nigora Turaeva, a visiting international scholar. Turaeva is a research scientist as head of the Theoretical Laboratory at the Institute of Polymer Chemistry and Physics of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences. Turaeva also lectures on general physics at the Turin Polytechnic […]

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Remembering Webster Student Anthony Ewing

Remembering Webster Student Anthony Ewing

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Nicole Roach, director, Downtown Campus: The University extends sympathy to the family and friends of Officer Anthony Ewing, an undergraduate student at the Downtown/Old Post Office Campus. Ewing was a 12-year veteran of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, last assigned to the Traffic Safety Division. Visitation is Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4 – […]

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RA Selection Process for 2012-13

RA Selection Process for 2012-13

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s time to begin the Resident Assistant (RA) selection process for 2012-2013. Faculty and staff can have a significant role in encouraging students to apply, so Resident Life asks that you help spread the word about this outstanding leadership opportunity. The first info Ssession (which is required for a student to receive an application) is […]

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Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans Available Via Connections

Annual Reports for Employee Benefit Plans Available Via Connections

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Human Resources: We are required by the IRS to provide employees with a Summary Annual Report (SAR) for all of our employee benefit plans. The SAR is a summary of the annual financial report for all of these plans. The 2010 SARs for our retirement plans and insurance benefit plans are now available on […]

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Webster Salutes U.S. Marine Corps on 236th Anniversary

Webster Salutes U.S. Marine Corps on 236th Anniversary

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today Webster University salutes the men and women of the United States Marine Corps, its veterans and their families as this branch of the military honors its 236th anniversary. Webster President Beth Stroble saluted the occasion with a letter to Gen. James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine Corps. From the time of the American […]

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Sociology (Emphasis in Criminology) Candidates

Sociology (Emphasis in Criminology) Candidates

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Michael Hulsizer, chair, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences: The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences is welcoming four candidates for the Sociology (emphasis in criminology) position. Please consider attending the research talk or lunch (RSVPs to Debi Aholt at aholtda@webster.edu or ext. 6970 are appreciated, however walk-ins are fine). Given conflicts with the […]

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‘Pause for (No) Thought’ Meditation on Wednesdays

‘Pause for (No) Thought’ Meditation on Wednesdays

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stressed out? Need a break? If you could use a little quiet time, consider joining the meditation group meeting on Wednesdays from 12:15 – 12:45 in the Emerson Library. All are welcome. Campus minister and adjunct professor Laurel Hayes facilitates the sessions, offering guidance and suggestions for beginners as well as those with more experience. […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Nov. 11

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Nov. 11

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

From Chris Jones, Faculty Development Coordinator, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts: This month’s meeting takes place this Friday, Nov. 11, in the Faculty Development Cernter, Emerson Library, Room 420, from noon to 1 p.m. Beverages will be available, and you are welcome to bring your lunch. Are you looking for new ways to deliver […]

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Nov. 21: Inaugural Concert of the Webster University Jazz Collective

Nov. 21: Inaugural Concert of the Webster University Jazz Collective

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Jazz Collective, under the direction of James A. Martin, will perform its inaugural concert featuring the music of Monk, Gershon, Shorter, Wilson and others. The non-traditional instrumentation for the 13 piece ensemble includes: violin, flute, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, bass trombone, piano, bass, drums, guitar and voice. Date/Time: Monday, […]

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Study Abroad Students Meet Governor of Missouri…in Beijing

Study Abroad Students Meet Governor of Missouri…in Beijing

| November 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two Webster University undergraduate students recently met Jay Nixon, the Governor of Missouri — but not anywhere near Webster’s home campus in St. Louis, Mo. Erick Lynn and John Berger are studying abroad this semester at Webster’s campus location in Beijing, China — which is where Gov. Nixon happened to be in late October. The […]

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